Salvadori's Teal Salvadorina waigiuensis


Beehler, B. M., Pratt, T. K. and Zimmerman, D. A. 1986. Birds of New Guinea. Princeton University Press, Princeton.

Beehler, B. M.; Pratt, T. K. 2016. Birds of New Guinea. Distribution, taxonomy, and systematics. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Bell, H. L. 1969. Field notes on the birds of the Ok Tedi River drainage, New Guinea. Emu 69: 193-211.

Bird, J.P., Martin, R., Akçakaya, H.R., Gilroy, J., Burfield, I.J., Garnett, S.G., Symes, A., Taylor, J., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. and Butchart, S.H.M. 2020. Generation lengths of the world’s birds and their implications for extinction risk. Conservation Biology 34(5): 1252-1261. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13486.

Bishop, K. D. 1987. Interesting bird observations in Papua New Guinea. Muruk 2(2): 52-57.

Callaghan, D. A.; Green, A. J. 1993. Wildfowl at risk, 1993. Wildfowl 44: 149-169.

Coates, B. J. 1985. The birds of Papua New Guinea, 1: non-passerines. Dove, Alderley, Australia.

IUCN. 2021. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-3. Available at: (Accessed: 09 December 2021).

Kear, J. 1975. Salvadori's Duck of New Guinea. Wildfowl 26: 104-111.

Murray, A. 1988. A study of the birds of the Tabubil region, Western Province, Papua New Guinea. Muruk 3(3): 89-117.

Pratt, T. K. and Beehler, B. M. 2015. Birds of New Guinea. Princeton University Press, Princeton.

Sam, K. & Koane, B. 2014. New avian records along the elevational gradient of Mt. Wilhelm, Papua New Guinea. Bull. B. O. C 134: 116-133.

Straus, N. 2006. Notes on the territory size of Salvadori's Teal in Crater Mountain Wildlife Management Area, Papua New Guinea. TWSG News: 75-76.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Duck Specialist Group

IUCN SSC Threatened Waterfowl Specialist Group

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

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View photos and videos and hear sounds of this species from the Internet Bird Collection

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Salvadorina waigiuensis. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.